Anti-nuclear protesters took to the streets in Germany, France and Belgium to mark the one-year anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. Protesters called for a reduction in the reliance on nuclear energy. (March 11)
Here’s the latest news for Sunday, March 11: US soldier suspect in Afghan civilian deaths; GOP candidates look to Deep South; Former UN chief leaves Syria without deal; Japan marks one year since earthquake, tsunami.
Across Japan, people paused at 2:46 pm, the moment the magnitude-9.0 quake struck a year ago, for moments of silence, prayer and reflection about the enormous losses suffered and monumental tasks ahead. (March 11)
The two veteran senators discuss the presidential race and tensions overseas.
Bobbi Kristina shared stories and opened up to the talk-show icon.
Bill Weir looks into tragic event that killed nearly 16000 people.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a US service member has killed 16 people in a shooting including nine children and three women. Karzai called the attack Sunday “an assassination.” (March 11)
A US service member walked out of his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, Afghan and NATO officials said. There were widely varying reports of casualties. (March 11)
People across Japan prayed and stood in silence on Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago, killing just over 19000 and unleashing the world’s worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century. (March 11)